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Feb 20, 2008 11:16 AM

Most Romantic Restaurants in Ontario?

Hey there,

I'm researching the most romantic restaurants in Ontario (more specifically, in Ottawa, East, West and North GTA, Sarnia, Windsor, Niagara Region, Kitchener-Waterloo, Peterborough, Kingston, Barrie (and area), Muskoka, Sudbury, North Bay and Sault Ste. Marie. Might anyone happen to have any recommendations?

I'd love to know what distinguishing features make a restaurant romantic, in your opinion.

Thanks so much,


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  1. Kingston: Chien Noir, River Mill

    1. had a list of what they thought were Toronto's most romantic tables ( I'd have to agree with them on Canoe. I love how dim it is in the restaurant during dinner.

      To me, a romantic restaurant is one that is dimly light (with candles!) and tables that allow you to be cozy (either in a booth or can hold hands across the table...something you can't do at Vertical with those tables that make you feel SO far away from your date). Also, I DO like some action in the restaurant, but not TOO loud to the point where you can't hear each other.

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      1. re: pinkprimp

        Thanks for these! To the Toronto list, I would add the two-person booths at Le Select Bistro. You're in the middle of it all, yet it feels secluded and snug...

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        1. Benmiller Inn in Benmiller
          The Little Inn in Bayfield
          Kettle Creek Inn in Port Stanley.

          1. Since you ask for the most romantic, and not necessarily the best, I'll cast a vote for romance in Scarborough at Bluffers Restaurant. Next time the heavenly bodies do something spectacular I suggest taking your heavenly body there. The view, especially from the patio, is good enough to compensate for the okay food.